November Scholarships

JAXSPORTS Charities Award of Excellence Scholarship

The JAXSPORTS Charities Award of Excellence Scholarship consists of a one-time gift of $2,500 to two males and two females student-athlete for use at any accredited University or Community College.

Eligiblity- Maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA, Participate in JV or Varsity sport or its equivalent (dance, gymnastics, etc), participate in extra-curricular, pledge to remain drug, tobacco, and alcohol free, exhibit exemplary behavior, and have a Guidance Counselor reference letter.

SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION  Applications are due by November 15, 2016. Scholarship recipients will be given 4 tickets to the TaxSlayer bowl and will be recognized on the field during the game on Dec. 31, 2016 during a quarter break.

 Please visit  www.jacksonvillesportscouncil.com  or see Mrs. Tippins in Guidance for more information. Deadline Nov. 15, 2016 

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National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT)’s annual scholarship – Award for Aspirations in Computing.

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients receive cool prizes and gadgets, as well as access to scholarships, internships, and a community of like-minded, technical young women. Girls at all levels are encouraged to apply; we recognize aspirations as well as accomplishments! Interested applicants need to access the NCWIT website https://www.aspirations.org/ . Applications accepted until  Nov. 7, 2016

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The Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.

November 1st – application will be considered for the Ron Brown Scholar Program AND forwarded to a select and limited number of additional scholarship providers.

January 9th – final postmarked deadline in order to be considered for only the Ron Brown Scholar Program ONLY.

Application available at www.ronbrown.org

Deadline; November 1, 2016

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ELKS Scholarship

Large Monetary Award to a Senior in High School going to attend a College/University in the Fall after graduation. Please visit the website for their extensive instructions.

Information on the ELKS scholarship can be found at: http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

Deadline: November 30, 2016